Simone is Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Milan and affiliated Scientist at EIEE. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Queen Mary University of London and an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University. Before his PhD, Simone served as full-time Research Assistant at Fondazione Rodolfo de Benedetti. Simone's work focuses on Labour and Health economics. His current research agenda includes studies on the long-term health consequences of prenatal exposure to air pollution, on the effect of weather conditions on the spread of viral diseases, and on the effect of weather anomalies on consumers’ behaviour.